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Exotic Hadron Particle Confirmed by LHC

Exotic Hadron Particle Confirmed by LHC

By Brian Powell April 15, 2014

Quarks, or subatomic, elementary particles of other subatomic particles, have only been known to exist since the 1960′s. Since that time, though, scientists have made great progress with identifying key characteristics of quarks and their utility. Quarks come in six …

The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today
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In 1989, CERN and Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever with the creation of the modern Internet. They changed the world again four years later when the net was freed from being owned by any one person or organization. CERN …

Higgs Boson Found in Large Hadron Collider Data Higgs Boson Found in Large Hadron Collider Data

Scientists working with data from CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) this week revealed that a detailed analysis suggests that the elusive Higgs boson really has been discovered. The possible discovery of the so-called “god particle” was announced last year, but …

Large Hadron Collider to Power Down Until 2015 Large Hadron Collider to Power Down Until 2015

Researchers with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) today announced that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has reached the end of its first three-year running period. “We have every reason to be very satisfied with the LHC’s first three …

Angry Birds and CERN Team Up to Teach Physics Angry Birds and CERN Team Up to Teach Physics

Rovio and CERN announced today that they are teaming up to use Angry Birds to teach physics to children in Finland. The announcement, made by CERN Director General Rolf Heuer and Rovio CMO Peter Vesterbacka, came at the Frankfurt Book …

God Particle Not Found by CERN, Finds Comic-Sans Instead God Particle Not Found by CERN, Finds Comic-Sans Instead
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CERN is an organization which can be accredited for bringing us the internet via Tim Berners-Lee, along with other scientific and technological advancements. Lately, they’ve been utilizing their Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest particle accelerator to find the higgs …

CERN Presents Status Of Search For The Higgs Boson CERN Presents Status Of Search For The Higgs Boson

The quiet moments of the day can typically permit deep, existential questions to steep in the mind and, allowed enough time, germinate into severe contemplations that can change the tone of your day. Questions arise like: What goals do I …

Global “Google Science Fair” Planned
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Not much info is available at this point, but the parents and teachers of scientifically inclined 13-18 year olds (along with the 13-18 year olds themselves) might want to stay close to their computers tomorrow morning.  At 9 AM EST, Google intends to announce the first-ever Google Science Fair.

Google’s described the event as "the world’s first online global science competition," and some interesting partners are also involved: CERN, LEGO, National Geographic, and Scientific American. 

Reddit Turns Half-Life Meme Into CERN Gift
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CERN will receive a wrecking bar from Reddit on behalf of its user community, a love of the game Half-Life, and a cheeky sense of humor.

When They Turn On The Grid, Neutrality Matters
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The future, probably without the flying cars, the one you see in the movies with holograms, with instant and ubiquitous informational access and unbelievable computer processing capabilities, isn’t too far off. It won’t be built on the current Internet, though. The Internet is totally 20th Century. The red button on the Grid will be pushed this summer, and will change everything—again.